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Chemistry BS

Bachelor of Science in Chemistry

Chemistry is the study of change in matter that makes up our world down to the smallest particle. By majoring in Chemistry, you will explore the study of change in matter, molecules and chemical reactions. The Chemistry program at Armstrong will provide you with a solid academic foundation and an emphasis on the skills necessary for problem solving. You will gain hands-on experience while studying the chemical basis for organisms and matter at a molecular level. The Bachelor of Science degree offers you certification from the American Chemical Society, which requires additional course work and an advanced research project. 

Industry Highlights

Compared with a decade ago, the median salary for chemists has risen an average of 2.5% per year for those with four-year degrees.

- Chemical and Engineering News

Career Opportunities

  • Medicine
  • Pharmacy
  • Dentistry
  • Biochemistry
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Industrial or Medical Research
  • Crime Laboratories
  • Environmental Control
  • Education

Armstrong Edge

Current students take advantage of a campus location that offers many opportunities for internships, along with our state-of-the-art science facility. We have an active ACS student affiliate chapter that provides opportunities for extracurricular activities.

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Read More Turtles Go Wild: TERPS Students Release Diamondback Terrapins on Tybee Island

(May 18, 2017) –Armstrong State University student members of the Terrapin Educational Research Program of Savannah (TERPS) recently gathered on Tybee Island to release 17 diamondback terrapins into the wild. The state-protected turtles hatched from eggs rescued on Highway 80 last summer.

Read More Savannah Christian Preparatory School Team Wins First Place at Engineering Design Challenge

(May 5, 2017) – Six Savannah Christian Preparatory School students took home the gold for Best Overall Design at this year’s Engineering Design Challenge (EDC), presented by Armstrong State University’s Engineering Studies Program on Saturday, April 29. The winning team, comprised of Camila Hilsaca, Carsen Christy, Blake Chance, Jay Bradley, Robby McCool and Cameron Shults, received a $500 cash prize.

Read More Military Times Ranks Armstrong’s Cybersecurity Program # 9 in the Nation

(April 10, 2017) – Armstrong State University has been ranked #9 on the prestigious Military Times 10 Best Cybersecurity Programs list. Armstrong is the only university in Georgia included on the list.

Read More Armstrong Biology Senior Selected for National Science Foundation Summer Research Opportunity at UC Berkeley

(April 6, 2017) – Rising Armstrong State University senior Haley Breanne Kodak has been selected as one of 10 students to participate in the National Science Foundation Research Experience for Undergraduates program at the University of California (UC), Berkeley. From June 4 through Aug. 11, Kodak, a first-generation college student and Biology major, will live on campus at UC Berkeley and work on an individual biology research project with a faculty member.

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